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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag male ancestor  Claude  BENOIT

  (b. abt. 1713 Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia   d. 11 August 1784 Saint-Ours, Province of Québec, Canada )  

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BENOIT Genealogy

Claude BENOIT was born abt. 1713 in Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia. Claude BENOIT was the child of Claude BENOIT   and   Jeanne HÉBERT and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Martin BENOIT dit LABRIERE and Marie CHAUSSEGROS (maternal)  Étienne HÉBERT and Jeanne COMEAU

Claude was deported as part of the Acadian Exile / Grand Derangement around 1755.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Anne Helene GIROUARD 14 February 1746 in Port Royal, Acadia .  The couple had (at least) 8 children. Anne Helene GIROUARD  was born 14 April 1728 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia.  She died 1 September 1807 in Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception).  She was the daughter of François GIROUARD and Anne BOURGEOIS.

Claude BENOIT died 11 August 1784 in Saint-Ours, Province of Québec, Canada .

They were living at Riviere-aux-Canards before being deported to Massachusetts. Then they came to St-Ours, QC

Details of the family tree of Claude appear below.
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Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Claude BENOIT

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Claude BENOIT married Ancestor is complete!Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag female ancestor Anne Helene GIROUARD-- Date: 14 February 1746 Place: Port Royal, Acadia
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Anne Helene GIROUARD was the daughter of François GIROUARD and Anne BOURGEOIS

From An Acadian Parish Remembered
The Registers of St. Jean-Baptiste
Annapolis Royal, 1702-1755

14 February 1746 Marriage Claude Benoits and Anne Girouard

On 14 February 1746 in Port-Royal, Acadia, Canada, Anne-Hélène married Claude Benoit, the son of Claude Benoit and Jeanne Hébert.

(White, Stephen A. Dictionnaire Généalogique des Famillies Acadiennes. volume I. Moncton, Canada: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, Université de Moncton, 1999).

Canada Marriages, 1661-1949
groom's name: Claude Benoit
groom's birth date:
groom's birthplace: Saint Joseph De La Vieciaire De Canard
groom's age:
bride's name: Anne Girouard
bride's birth date:
bride's birthplace: Annapolis Royal
bride's age:
marriage date: 14 Feb 1746
marriage place: Annapolis Royal, Digby, Nova Scotia
groom's father's name: Claude Benoit
groom's mother's name: Jeanne Herbert
bride's father's name: Francois Girouard
bride's mother's name: Anne Girouard
groom's race:
groom's marital status: Unknown
groom's previous wife's name:
bride's race:
bride's marital status: Unknown
bride's previous husband's name:
indexing project (batch) number: M53406-2
system origin: Canada-EASy
source film number: 1320000
reference number: p307


Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag male ancestor Jean Baptiste BENOIT ( 1747-1756, , Acadia, Canada   d. ,  )
m. Anne Madeleine ROY 10 February 1777
m. Marie-Anne DESMARAIS 25 February 1805

Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag male ancestor Joseph BENOIT (b.abt. 1749, Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia  d. , , Canada)
m. Marguerite Felicite DAIGLE 9 September 1771
m. Marie-Esther LAPORTE dite ST-GEORGES 4 February 1799

flag male ancestor Pierre BENOIT (b.abt. 1759, , Province of Massachusetts Bay  d. 31 October 1816, Saint-Ours, Lower Canada )
m. Marie-Madeleine MATHIEU 26 February 1781

Ancestor is complete!flag male ancestor Antoine BENOIT (b.30 January 1762, Saint-Ours, Canada   d. 7 May 1834, Saint-Ours, Lower Canada )
m. Marie-Catherine NAULT 29 September 1783
m. Marguerite CHAPDELAINE 30 May 1796
m. Marie ST-MARTIN 13 February 1804

flag male ancestor Michel BENOIT (b.18 September 1763, Saint-Ours, Province of Québec, Canada   d. 27 August 1829, Saint-Ours, Lower Canada )
m. Françoise NAULT (HENAULT) 18 October 1784

flag female ancestor Marguerite BENOIT (b.17 May 1765, Saint-Ours, Province of Québec, Canada   d. 9 May 1824, Saint-Ours, Lower Canada )
m. François DAIGLE 9 January 1786

flag male ancestor Charles BENOIT (b.abt. 1767, Saint-Ours, Province of Québec, Canada   d. ,  )

flag male ancestor François BENOIT (b.abt. 1768, Saint-Ours, Province of Québec, Canada   d. ,  )

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Events, Pictures and Documents Related to the Genealogy of Claude BENOIT

Death - Immaculee-Conception, St-Ours, Quebec
(CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967


Claude Benoit was born circa 1713 at Grand Pre. He was the son of Claude Benoit and Jeanne Hebert.
Source: Stephen A. White, Dictionnaire Genealogique Des Familles Acadiennes

1746 Marriage / Partner
Claude BENOIT and Anne Helene GIROUARD 14 February 1746, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia

abt. 1757

From Boston to the Town of Chelsea

Claude BENOIT, s/ o Claude/ Jeanne HEBERT, m. to Anne GIROUARD, d/ o François/ Anne BOURGEOIS. Children: Joseph (1749); Jean-Baptiste (1756); Pierre (1759); Marguerite (1765). At Massachusetts 1755 and at St-Ours, Quäbec, Canada 1767.

Source: acadians-massachusetts.html

1762 Birth of Child
Antoine BENOIT was born 30 January 1762, Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception)
1763 Birth of Child
Michel BENOIT was born 18 September 1763, Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception)
1765 Birth of Child
Marguerite BENOIT was born 17 May 1765, Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception)
11 August 1784
Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception)

Added: 7/29/2008 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 8/16/2015 1:14:54 PM

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